Nov 29, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY 40110 - Junior Internship in Adult Psychiatry

Cr Hrs: 6
Session Length: 4 weeks

This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 6 credit hours. The student will function as a junior intern with increased autonomy in patient care and must demonstrate competency in all of the Entrustable Professional Activities required for graduation. Patient Care Assume care of psychiatric patients that is commensurate with the level of training of a beginning Intern Medical Knowledge Consolidate and apply knowledge (differential dx and treatment of mental disorders), acquired during the M-2 Integrated Psychopathology/Psychopharmacology Course, and the M-3 Clerkship. Practice Based Improvement Refine skills in case work-up, presentation, and in recommending management options Interprofessional and Communications Skills Work as an integral member of the team Professionalism Establish rapport with patients, families, and colleagues while also observing appropriate professional boundaries and etiquette Systems Based Practice. Learn about the Mental Health system, as well as community resources. The student will have responsibility for 4-6 patients per week depending on census. Students will do the initial workup and present their findings to their Attendings and/or residents. Students will take ownership of their patients, but maintain close supervision. Daily team meetings; other teaching conferences, as available on each site. The residents are taking call only from home. However, students are welcome to join faculty and on-site staff for emergency triage and evaluation activities, if available.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 1
Instructional Method: Clinical-Required Selective
Location offered: Knoxville
Hospital: University of Tennessee Medical Center-Knoxville
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of PSY-30000

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Paul Miller -
Spring - Instructor of Record: Paul Miller -
Course Coordinator: Lolita Davis - - 865-305-5561

Prior Authorization: Yes
Blocks Not Offered: None
Off-cycle timing allowed: No
Deadline for Excused Absence: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Deadline for Cancellation: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Time off for interviews: No

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